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Paloma, Louisiana

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The location of Paloma

Welcome to Paloma ...

So far, we have found very little information about Paloma. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Paloma to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Paloma, please Contact Us.

Paloma would have been located within present day East Feliciana Parish.

The location of Paloma has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Paloma is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Paloma was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Paloma once stood is in the (225) area code.

Communities near Paloma ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Baton Rouge   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Paloma

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Central   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Paloma

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Zachary   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Paloma

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Baker   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Paloma

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Port Allen   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Paloma

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

New Roads   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Paloma

Located in Pointe Coupee Parish

Jackson   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Paloma

Saint Francisville   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Paloma

Located in West Feliciana Parish

Livonia   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Paloma

Located in Pointe Coupee Parish

Maringouin   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Paloma

Located in Iberville Parish

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Paloma.

Communities Also Named Paloma ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Paloma - they are located in California (3), Illinois and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Paloma.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Paloma. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Paloma. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Paloma.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Paloma:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About East Feliciana Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Paloma, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Paloma - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Paloma) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paloma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6991, Longitude: -91.2993     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Paloma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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